tv Campaign 2020 Tom Steyer Meets with Teamsters in Manchester NH CSPAN February 7, 2020 7:54am-8:35am EST
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to the point, what do you need to stay competitive? >> i don't know what that poll is but in south carolina, the last one was 24%, in the latino community because of this. to represent the country. >> bernie sanders is the front runner among likely voters in new hampshire. why do you think people should vote for you over bernie? >> i can take down trump. he's obviously running on the economy.
he is a liar, a fake, fraud and terrible for the american people. democratic candidates have to do that. i have the experience to do it and looking forward to it. >> how long will you stay in the race? >> i think i'm going to win. i'm prepared to stay. >> you spend $200 million, you could be more now, of your own finances. >> something is wrong and i'm trying to account and stand up to fight for the people again. healthcare, affordable and clean air and water. and 10 years fighting corporations and beat them every time. i can go to washington dc and truly beat them.
we have got to do it. i am the person who can do it. i am running for a reason. >> climate change is your first priority, correct? you stand out in that regard. >> i'm the only person who can get it done. >> you were one of the first to call for impeachment. now that it is over was it worth it? >> are you asking me if it is right to stand up for what is right for the united states of america? of course it is. we have the most corrupt president in america, republicans very the evidence and refused to have witnesses, to let the information go out to the american people and you're asking me if it is right? they are the people who dragged washington dc to understand if this is right or wrong. republicans broke the roast of the constitution, there is something really wrong. what we were standing for is what is right. what happened was a sham and a cover-up and they should be ashamed of themselves. >> do you think a century vote
would have been more effective? what are your thoughts on romney breaking with the party? >> the most corrupt president in american history. what should have happened should have been impeached and removed. senator romney is the only one who voted to impeach against party lines and should be applauded. .. standing up against for what is right. that is the traditional american thing to do. absolutely it's right. you can never allow something wrong to floors. the fact the senate republicans,
executed a cover-up under mitch mcconnell, the fact that broke the oath of office, the fact that should be ashamed to walk out the door. >> thank you for your time. appreciate it. >> nice to see you guys. >> what a beautiful day. >> it is. this is new england whether. >> i am warm and toasty, dressed for the part. >> we really need help with our pension. >> i know it. >> you're on board with that, 100%? >> 100%. look, if we bail out banks to the tune of hundreds of billions of dollars, why would we abandon the working man? >> appreciate that. >> that's not a tough question.
there's a much bigger question, how do we break this organized attack on organized people in organized labor? it's been going on since ronald reagan. a successful, very organized and that's got to stop. if we do it i'm talking about doing and rebuilding this country, and outside economists at highest percentage of unionized labor in the united states since 1945. >> that's what we need. >> it is. there's something that's gone really wrong here and people think breaking unions is a way to break organized people. and they are dead right. >> we've got to fight back. thanks for your help. [inaudible conversations]
actually it's an orthodox. what are you going to do to help with it? i've had over 100 friends die and i literally watched that friend of mine die. [inaudible] i'm also for decriminalizing possession of drugs. >> i've seen more kids, rent and to win like this, fire safety rescue. i had the building they were helping with it people going in. they shut down that program because that was not the correct funding. >> that to me, rather than punishing people, how do we support them?
>> looked we had for president who said right to america -- [inaudible] he flat out said that, new hampshire was garbage src was concerned. >> i view this as a health issue. >> it's a major health issue. >> tens of thousands of people, 72,000 in one year from aids. we need to address it as a health issue. >> honestly, five years, great, fantastic. >> i would put $75 billion in. >> i have to remind my kids, my oldest son lives in germany, they have a problem over there. my oldest daughter lives in north carolina. i ended up having to find her place to go. it's hard because i sat there, and for kids, they shut down one
of the biggest programs, they recently shut it down, one of the biggest programs for kids here in new hampshire. >> when you say kids come out old? >> my daughter is just 16. she was 15 when she entered using and ended up almost dying. she used kool-aid, whatever. like these things are out there and all around and dislike the one thing i've never seen is not health -- [inaudible] into mental health. i know it's not the same thing but it helps. rather than deny, rather than punish them, support people so they can be okay. >> exactly. that's what i'm looking for. thank you. thank you so much, and. >> please vote for me. >> i really well, thanks.
>> snowing a little harder, gentlemen. >> has the snow treating you? [inaudible] >> i wish i could say the same thing. >> does this bring you back to your high school days? >> yes. >> you've got an event later on today, correct? >> a bunch of things to do today. it's so funny, our family use to go in the summer near a lake in -- [inaudible] >> it's a beautiful area. >> it is. nextgen is on campuses but i've
never gone to keene state. we lived there for five or six years. i'm so looking forward to this. >> hey, , what's your name? >> kevin. >> kevin, nice to meet you. working inside today? >> always. >> thank you for coming over. i've been doing these campaigns for over ten years. my first partner was labor, my best partner is labor. my last partner will be labor. it's worked and we have to fight back. >> i would like to see it happe happen. >> and if they do, the structures, the building program i'm talking about, the highest percentage of organized union workers in the united states
since 1945. i am from a strong union state, california. if you bail out the banks, why wouldn't you support working people, how is that -- would have to be in a crazy to be in a country that does the for some but not the seguin. >> everyone needs to make a living. thank you, sir. have a good day. >> you, too. [inaudible conversations] >> are you ready for some coffee or have something to eat? >> i like to talk to these guys. [inaudible conversations]
>> hey, tom steyer, very nice to meet you. i actually deliver to your shop. great kids over there. they help me every single time. first partner, union, best partner, union. [inaudible] >> it's very nice to meet you, tom. >> what was your dads name? >> fill. my mother worked here for 32 years. it was very nice to meet you. good luck. >> thank you. >> have a good day, you guys. [inaudible conversations]
>> get a chance to talk to as many, many people as i can. these are people i want to fight for. >> you feel like you're getting your message across? >> yes, i do. >> thanks very much. [inaudible conversations] >> during this election season the candidates beyond the talking points are only revealed over time, but since you can't be everywhere, there's c-span.
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